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Synonyms for lower

Synonyms for (noun) lower

Synonyms: lower, lower berth Definition: the lower of two berths

Similar words: berth, built in bed, bunk Definition: a bed on a ship or train; usually in tiers

Synonyms for (verb) lower

Synonyms: frown, lour, lower, glower Definition: look angry or sullen, wrinkle one's forehead, as if to signal disapproval

Similar words: grimace, make a face, pull a face Definition: contort the face to indicate a certain mental or emotional state Usage: He grimaced when he saw the amount of homework he had to do

Synonyms: lour, lower, turn down Definition: make lower or quieter Usage: turn down the volume of a radio

Similar words: lessen, minify, decrease Definition: make smaller Usage: He decreased his staff

Synonyms: lour, lower Definition: set lower Usage: lower a rating; lower expectations

Similar words: devalue Definition: lower the value or quality of Usage: The tear devalues the painting

Synonyms: depress, lower Definition: cause to drop or sink Usage: The lack of rain had depressed the water level in the reservoir

Similar words: alter, change, modify Definition: cause to change; make different; cause a transformation Usage: The advent of the automobile may have altered the growth pattern of the city; The discussion has changed my thinking about the issue

Synonyms: bring down, let down, lower, get down, take down Definition: move something or somebody to a lower position Usage: take down the vase from the shelf

Similar words: displace, move Definition: cause to move or shift into a new position or place, both in a concrete and in an abstract sense Usage: Move those boxes into the corner, please; I'm moving my money to another bank; The director moved more responsibilities onto his new assistant